Translation of "exaggerate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪt/ US  /-ɚ.eɪt/

to make something seem larger, more important, better or worse than it really is

The threat of attack has been greatly exaggerated. 遭受袭击的威胁被过分夸大了。
Don't exaggerate - it wasn't that expensive. 不要言过其实——没有那么贵。
I'm not exaggerating - it was the worst meal I've ever eaten in my life. 我不是在夸大其词——那是我这辈子吃到的最难以下咽的饭了。
exaggerated uk us /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.tɪd/ US  /-ɚ.eɪ.t̬ɪd/ adjective

exaggerated reports of the problem 对问题夸大其词的报道
exaggeratedly uk us /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.tɪ US  /-ɚ.eɪ.t̬ɪd-/ adverb

(Translation of “exaggerate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)